How Often Should A Lawn Mower Be Serviced?

What kind of maintenance does a lawn mower need?

Annual Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist Add fuel stabilizer to the fuel system, or remove all fuel from the mower if discontinuing mower use for more than 30 days.

Replace the spark plug.

Replace and clean the air filter.

Sharpen the lawn mower blades..

Is it worth repairing a lawn mower?

Because they have a much higher price point—in the thousands of dollars—repairs costing several hundred dollars are often worth it. But if your riding mower’s engine is shot, then it might pay to get a new riding lawn mower rather than sinking any more money into the old one.

What is included in a lawn mower tune up?

According to manufacturer Briggs & Stratton, a tune-up can increase fuel economy by a third, extend the life of the engine, reduce repair costs and decrease emissions by up to 50 percent. The three main components involved in a mower tune-up are the air filter, spark plug and oil, all of which must be changed.

How much does it cost to service a lawn mower?

A professional tuneup often costs between $50 and $100 for a push mower. The costs are minimal compared to repair costs if a neglected mower breaks.

How many years should a lawn mower last?

eight to 10 yearsAverage Life Expectancy The average lawnmower lasts eight to 10 years with proper maintenance and care. A lawnmower that is not maintained may last one-half that time. Some manufacturers measure the service life of their lawnmowers and components in hours of use.